Facts of Mike Myers
|Full Name||Mike Myers|
|Birth Name||Michael John Myers|
|Other Name||Mike Myers|
|Profession||Actor, Director & Comedian|
|Nationality||Canadain, American & British|
|Birth City||Scarborough, Ontario|
|Father Name||Eric Myers (1922- 1991)|
|Father Profession||Insurance agent|
|Mother Name||Alice E. Myers|
|Mother Profession||Office supervisor and a veteran of the Royal Air Force|
|Spouse||Kelly Tisdale (m. 2010), Robin Ruzan (m. 1993–2006)|
|Sibilings||Paul Myers, Peter Myers|
|Filmography||Saturday Night Live,The Gong Show|
|Date of Birth||May 25,1963|
How Much Is Mike Myers' Net Worth?
Mike Myers, a Canadian born actor is professional since 1975 and has worked in famous movie franchises: Wayne's World, Austin Powers, and Shrek. He also worked on Saturday Night Live (1989- 1995) which earned him Primetime Emmy Award in 1989.
As of July 2019, Mike owns the net worth of around $175 million; apart from acting, he earned a massive through his career as a comedian, screenwriter, and producer.
Meanwhile, the actor merely makes any movie appearances and is currently the host of The Gong Show since 2017.
Mike's Net Worth Is $175 Million: Income Sources & Earnings
Staring through commercials at the age of 2, Mike Myers began to work as a comedian in The Second City, an improvisational comedy enterprise. Later, in 1992, he made his film debut through Wayne's World alongside Rob Lowe which became a commercial success grossing $183.1 million.
After, Myers was cast in the 1997 movie Austin Powers: International Man of Mystery as Austin Powers/ Dr. Evil, he got wide recognization.
The commercial success of Austin Powers featured him in its franchise featuring Demi Moore and the animated movie Shrek franchise.
According to Celebrity Net Worth, Mike Myers has an estimated net worth of around $175 million as of July 2019.
As reported, his success in Austin Powers gained him a $40 million deal from Universal Pictures to star in other 2 movies. However, later in June 2000, Universal Pictures sued him for $3.8 million stating breach of contract.
Myers stated that the script of the film was not ready but later settled the lawsuit after he was cast in Universal's The Cat in the Hat.
Among major movie credits, the Canadian actor voice as Sherk in the movie Shrek is also considered the one. The Sherk franchise made a total of $2.156 billion from its 3 movies.
Also, he worked on Saturday Night Live (1989- 1995) along with Norm Macdonald.
Fun Fact: Mike Myers net worth is same as of the Metallica band drummer Lars Ulrich, who also owns $175 million.
Earnings From Movies
Here is the list of Mike's salary from movie appearances:
|Wayne's World (1992)||$1 million|
|So I Married an Axe Murderer (1993)||$2 million|
|Wayne's World 2 (1993)||$3.5 million|
|Austin Powers: International Man of Mystery (1997)||$3 million|
|Austin Powers: The Spy Who Shagged Me (1999)||$7 million|
|Shrek (2001)||$3 million|
|Austin Powers in Goldmember (2002)||$25 million (against 21% of film's gross)|
|Shrek 2 (2004)||$10 million|
Mike Myers' Movies & TV Shows
By far, Mike has been the part of multiple movies and TV shows. He made his film debut in 1992 Wayne's World, and since then he has appeared in dozens of movies and has also appeared in several TV shows. Here are the list of his movies and TV works.
- Wayne's World
- Wayne's World 2
- The Thin Pink Line
- Pete's Meteor
- Austin Powers: The Spy Who Shagged Me
- Austin Powers in Goldmember
- The Cat in the Hat
- King of Kensington
- The Littlest Hobo
- It's Only Rock & Roll
- Saturday Night Live
- 2008 MTV Movie Awards
- Scared Shrekless
Endorsements & Charity Works
Regarding endorsements detail, Mike Myers is yet to open up about the deals or its earnings. But in the past, he starred in many commercials including British Columbia Hydro commercial at the age of 2.
In 2014, alongside his brother Peter for Sears Canada until they filed for bankruptcy in 2017. Sources cite that, Myers earned hundreds of thousand dollars from TV ads and commercials.
Well, the Canadian born actor is also active in charity works and is a member of the Canadian charity Artists Against Racism.
Having played for celebrity soccer team Hollywood United F.C, Mike Myers played in the 2010 Soccer Aid for UNICEF UK football match.
Well, he has associations with many non-profit organizations like Elton John AIDS Foundation, Stand Up To Cancer, Make Poverty History and The Lunchbox Fund.
Assets, House, Cars, Lifestyle & Expenses
Currently, Mike Myers lives in his house in New York, though has not opened up about his residence, probably is worth millions of dollars.
Back in January 2017, the actor sold his 4,241 sq. ft. New York condo featuring 4-bedrooms and 4.5 bathrooms for $14.675 milion. For a fact, the sales price is bit above the asking price of $14.25 million.
Well, Mike Myers and his wife Kelly owns the 4,204 sq. ft. property in SoHo, bought in 2007 for $7.984 million. Even though the house was put for sale in the spring of 2015 asking $16.95 million and then a slashed $15.95 million, but later took off the market.
Also, the Austin Powers actor owns another house in Lake Champlain in Colchester, VT which he purchased in 2014 paying $1.65 million.
Surely, with such a hefty fortune, Mike lives a lavish lifestyle and owns a collection of luxury cars, but has not disclosed the details.
For a fact, in the movie Austin Powers, he droved the famous 1970 Jaguar E-Type.
Apart from expenses on daily life luxury and expensive assets, Myers does spend a hefty sum on costly clothes, travels, and accommodations.
Tax Payments & Insurance
Since Mike Myers lives in New York and owns a jaw-dropping property empire, he is liable to the State's tax policy. As reported, his New York house seeks 1.925% of its assessed value as property tax, accompanied by the house insurance premium of $1,256 per year.
His property in Colchester, VT costs him 1.686% on tax with an $873 annual house insurance premium.
On the other hand, Mike's yearly revenue of $5 million takes away $2.491 million as income tax.
Mike Myers' Personal Life: Age, Height, Family, Education, Wife, Children & Relationship
Born on May 25, 1963, in Scarborough, Ontario, Canada, Mike's birth name is Michael John Myers. His father Eric Myers (1922- 1991), was an insurance agent and mother Alice E. Myers was an office supervisor and a veteran of the Royal Air Force.
Myers has 2 elder brothers: Paul, a musician, and Peter who worked for Sears Canada.
Raised in Toronto, Mike attended Sir John A. Macdonald Collegiate Institute and then enrolled at and graduated from Stephen Leacock Collegiate Institute in 1982.
Well, the actor holds citizenship of 3 nations: Canada, Britain and America and is of mixed ethnicity (English, Irish, and Scottish ancestry).
Married Life, Wife & Children
Mike has been married 2 times in his life and divorce with one. Currently, he lives with his second wife Kelly Tisdale, a cafe owner.
The duo confirmed in 2006 that they were dating and later married on November 22, 2010, in a private ceremony.
Myers and Tisdale share 3 children together: Spike Myers (born on September 29, 2011), Sunday Molly Myers (April 11, 2014) and Paulina Kathleen (born in 2015).
Prior to Kelly Tisdale, he was in a marital relationship with actress Robin Ruzan. The duo started dating shortly after their meeting in the late 1980s at a hockey game in Chicago.
They married on May 23, 1993, but divorced 13 years on August 9, 2006. The former couple never shared any child.
Did you know? Mike Myers, in his interview with CBS in 2007 stated that he takes 3 years gap between films; a year for himself and the rest 2 years for writing & developing scripts and characters.
Age And Height
As of July 2019, Mike Myers' age is 56 and has a height of 5 ft. 7 inches (170 cm).